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Climate and Health Symposium to Address Health Effects of Climate Change May 30

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    From chronic and infectious disease to asthma and allergies, the effects of climate change on human health will be addressed during the “Climate and Health Symposium” on Tuesday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Senate Room at the Shalala Student Center on UM’s Coral Gables campus.

    Scheduled panelists include Roni Avissar, dean of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; Joseph Prospero, professor emeritus in the Rosenstiel School’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences; Amy Clement, professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences; Naresh Kumar; associate professor in the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences; Anat Galor, associate professor at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute; and Mehdi Mirsaeidi, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Miller School and director of the Sarcoidosis Program.

    The event is free and open to the public, but seats are limited. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Please RSVP at or call 305-284-8259.




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